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message 1: by Lisarenee, your friendly neighborhood moderator (last edited Jan 31, 2011 09:50AM) (new)

Lisarenee | 8187 comments This log is for keeping track of Authors from countries outside the US. This is a log for the Around the World in 80 Days Challenge.

Afghanistan:
Khaled Hosseini

Albania:
Ismail Kadare

Algeria
Albert Camus
Tahar Djaout
Assia Djebar
Yasmina Khadra

Angola:
Ondjaki

Antigua:
Jamaica Kincaid

Argentina:
Ernesto Guevara Lynch
Jorge Luis Borges
Adolfo Bioy-Casares
Julio Cortázar

Australia
Melina Marchetta
Markus Zusak
Keri Arthur
Sara Douglass
Jill Ker Conway

Austria:
Elfriede Jelinek
Felix Salten
Viktor Emil Frankl
Rainer Maria Rilke

Bahamas:
Sidney Poitier

Bangladesh:
Amitav Ghosh

Barbados:
Cecil Foster

Belarus:
Isaac Asimov

Belgium:
Maurice Maeterlinck,
Amélie Nothomb

Belize: Zee Edgell

Bolivia: Ulises Estrada

Bosnia-Herzigovina
Zlata Filipović
Ivo Andrić

Botswana:
Marjorie Shostak

Brazil
Paulo Coelho
Clarice Lispector
Machado de Assis

Bulgaria:
Ivan Vazov

Burkina Faso:
Malidoma Patrice Somé

Burma:
Nu Nu Yi

Burundi:
Gilbert Tuhabonye

Cambodia:
Somaly Mam, Loung Ung

Cameroon:
Ferdinand Oyono, Mongo Beti

Canada
Kelley Armstrong
Louise Penny
Mary Swan
Margaret Atwood, L.M. Montgomery, Alice Munro, Carol Shields, Farley Mowat,
Courtney Summers
Denise Jaden

Cape Verde:
Germano Almeida

Central African Republic:
René Maran

Chile:
Isabel Allende

China
Ha Jin
Sun Tzu, Dai Sijie, Gao Xingjian, Laozi, Anchee Min

Colombia:
Gabriel García Márquez

Congo:
Alain Mabanckou

Croatia:
Josip Novakovich, Dubravka Ugrešić

Cuba:
Reinaldo Arenas, Cristina Garcia

Czech Republic:
Milan Kundera, Ivan Klíma

Denmark:
Hans Christian Andersen, Søren Kierkegaard, Peter Høeg

Djibouti: Abdourahman A. Waberi

Dominica: Jean Rhys

Dominican Republic:
Junot Diaz, Julia Alvarez

Egypt:
André Aciman, Naguib Mahfouz, Ahdaf Soueif, Nawal El Saadawi, Alaa Al Aswany

El Salvador:
Manlio Argueta

Eritrea:
Hannah Pool, Senait G. Mehari

Estonia:
Jaan Kross

Ethiopia:
Abraham Verghese (born in India, but grew up in Ethiopia), Dinaw Mengestu (born in Ethiopia, raised in US)

Fiji: Epeli Hau'ofa

Finland: Arto Paasilinna, Tove Jansson

France:
Tatiana de Rosnay
Jules Verne
Voltaire
Honoré de Balzac, Charles Baudelaire, Jean Cocteau, Denis Diderot, Alexandre Dumas, Gustave Flaubert, André Gide, Michel Houellebecq, Victor Hugo, Joris-Karl Huysmans, Guy de Maupassant,Molière, Marcel Proust, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Jean-Paul Sartre

Gambia: Phillis Wheatley

Georgia: Mikhail Lermontov,Shota Rustaveli

Germany: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Patrick Süskind, Hermann Hesse, Bernard SchlinkGünter Grass, Heinrich Böll, Erich Maria Remarque, Thomas Mann

Ghana: Ama Ata Aidoo, Ayi Kwei Armah

Greece: Aristotle, Apostolos Doxiadis, Thucydides, Homer, Sophocles, Herodotus, Euripides, Hippocrates, Aristophanes, Plato, Archimedes

Guatemala: Miguel Ángel Asturias, Rigoberta Menchú

Guinea: Camara Laye

Guinea-Bissau: Amilcar Cabral

Guyana: E.R. Braithwaite, Sharon Maas

Haiti: Edwidge Danticat

Hungary: Elie Wiesel, Kate Seredy

Iceland: Yrsa Sigurðardóttir, Arnaldur Indriðason, Halldór Laxness

Iran:
Cassandra Clare
Zoyâ Pirzâd, Samad Behrangi, Omar Khayyám

Iraq: Zainab Salbi

Ireland
Tana French
Celine Kiernan
Ceclia Ahern
Marian Keyes
James Joyce, Patrick Taylor (Northern Ireland), Frank McCourt, Frank Delaney, C.S. Lewis (Northern Ireland), Oscar Wilde, Jonathan Swift, Sheridan Le Fanu, Samuel Beckett, John Banville, Maeve Binchy, John Boyne, Maria Edgeworth, Bram Stoker, John Connolly

Italy
Andrea Camilleri
Italo Calvino, Dante Alighieri, Giovanni Boccaccio, Dino Buzzati, Carlo Collodi, Umberto Eco, Primo Levi, Niccolò Machiavelli, Luigi Pirandello, Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa


India
Salman Rushdie

Jamaica:
Colin Channer, Nalo Hopkinson, Claude McKay

Japan:
Yukio Mishima, Haruki Murakami, Yasunari Kawabata, Ryunosuke AkutagawaKenzaburō Ōe, Ryū Murakami, Kōbō Abe, Murasaki Shikibu, Kazuo Ishiguro, Yasunari Kawabata

Jordan:
Norma Khouri

Kenya:
Elspeth Huxley

Korea:
Sook Nyul Choi (South)

Kyrgyzstan:
Chingiz Aitmatov

Laos:
Bryan Thao Worra

Latvia:
Agate Nesaule

Lebanon:
Amin Maalouf

Liberia:
Helene Cooper

Libya:
Hisham Matar

Lithuania: Jurga Ivanauskaitė, Yaffa Eliach

Malawi: Jack Mapanje

Malaysia: Abdullah Hussain, Rani Manicka, Preeta Samarasan

Mali: Amadou H Bâ, Manthia Diawara

Martinique: Aimé Césaire, Patrick Chamoiseau

Mauritius: Nathacha Appanah

Mexico
Luis Alberto Urrea

New Zealand
Nalini Singh
Juliet Marillier

Russia
Vladimir Nabokov

Sweden
Stieg Larsson

United Kingdom (Northern Ireland, Wales, Scotland, and England)
Gideon Defoe
J.K. Rowling
Sophie Kinsella
Nicola Cornick


Zimbabwe
Tsitsi DangarembgaCourtney Summers


Sashana | 6358 comments Sophie Kinsella is from England.


Sashana | 6358 comments Cecelia Ahern is from Ireland.


Mandy (mandypants) The UK and Ireland should be separate countries. The UK consists of Northern Ireland, Wales, Scotland, and England. The Republic of Ireland itself is another country. Hope this helps. Just thought I should answer your question. :-)


message 5: by Lisarenee, your friendly neighborhood moderator (last edited Dec 29, 2010 04:38PM) (new)

Lisarenee | 8187 comments So if someone doesn't specifically refer to the author's country as Northern Ireland I should assume it's the Republic of Ireland? Thanks.


Mandy (mandypants) Right.


Sashana | 6358 comments Khaled Hosseini is from Afghanistan.


message 8: by Diane (last edited Jan 14, 2011 08:05AM) (new)

Diane | 41 comments Here are a few more:

Afghanistan: Khaled Hosseini

Albania: Ismail Kadare

Algeria: Tahar Djaout, Assia Djebar, Yasmina Khadra

Angola: Ondjaki

Antigua: Jamaica Kincaid

Argentina: Ernesto Guevara, Jorge Luis Borges, Adolfo Bioy-Casares, Julio Cortázar

Australia: Sara Douglass, Jill Ker Conway

Austria: Elfriede Jelinek, Felix Salten, Viktor Emil Frankl, Rainer Maria Rilke

Bahamas: Sidney Poitier

Bangladesh: Amitav Ghosh

Barbados: Cecil Foster

Belarus: Isaac Asimov

Belgium: Maurice Maeterlinck,
Amélie Nothomb

Belize: Zee Edgell

Bolivia: Ulises Estrada

Bosnia-Herzigovina: Ivo Andrić

Botswana: Marjorie Shostak

Brazil: Machado de Assis

Bulgaria: Ivan Vazov

Burkina Faso: Malidoma Patrice Somé

Burma: Nu Nu Yi

Burundi: Gilbert Tuhabonye

Cambodia: Somaly Mam, Loung Ung

Cameroon: Ferdinand Oyono, Mongo Beti

Canada: Margaret Atwood, L.M. Montgomery, Alice Munro, Carol Shields, Farley Mowat

Cape Verde: Germano Almeida

Central African Republic: René Maran

Chile: Isabel Allende

China: Sun Tzu, Dai Sijie, Gao Xingjian, Laozi, Anchee Min

Colombia: Gabriel García Márquez

Congo: Alain Mabanckou

Croatia: Josip Novakovich, Dubravka Ugrešić

Cuba: Reinaldo Arenas, Cristina Garcia

Czech Republic: Milan Kundera, Ivan Klíma

Denmark: Hans Christian Andersen, Søren Kierkegaard, Peter Høeg

Djibouti: Abdourahman A. Waberi

Dominica: Jean Rhys

Dominican Republic: Junot Diaz, Julia Alvarez

Egypt: André Aciman, Naguib Mahfouz, Ahdaf Soueif, Nawal El Saadawi, Alaa Al Aswany

El Salvador: Manlio Argueta

Eritrea: Hannah Pool, Senait G. Mehari

Estonia: Jaan Kross

Ethiopia: Abraham Verghese (born in India, but grew up in Ethiopia), Dinaw Mengestu (born in Ethiopia, raised in US)

Fiji: Epeli Hau'ofa

Finland: Arto Paasilinna, Tove Jansson

France: Honoré de Balzac, Charles Baudelaire, Jean Cocteau, Denis Diderot, Alexandre Dumas, Gustave Flaubert, André Gide, Michel Houellebecq, Victor Hugo, Joris-Karl Huysmans, Guy de Maupassant,Molière, Marcel Proust, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Jean-Paul Sartre

Gambia: Phillis Wheatley

Georgia: Mikhail Lermontov,Shota Rustaveli

Germany: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Patrick Süskind, Hermann Hesse, Bernard SchlinkGünter Grass, Heinrich Böll, Erich Maria Remarque, Thomas Mann

Ghana: Ama Ata Aidoo, Ayi Kwei Armah

Greece: Aristotle, Apostolos Doxiadis, Thucydides, Homer, Sophocles, Herodotus, Euripides, Hippocrates, Aristophanes, Plato, Archimedes

Guatemala: Miguel Ángel Asturias, Rigoberta Menchú

Guinea: Camara Laye

Guinea-Bissau: Amilcar Cabral

Guyana: E.R. Braithwaite, Sharon Maas

Haiti: Edwidge Danticat

Hungary: Elie Wiesel, Kate Seredy

Iceland: Yrsa Sigurðardóttir, Arnaldur Indriðason, Halldór Laxness

Iran: Zoyâ Pirzâd, Samad Behrangi, Omar Khayyám

Iraq: Zainab Salbi

Ireland: James Joyce, Patrick Taylor (Northern Ireland), Frank McCourt, Frank Delaney, C.S. Lewis (Northern Ireland), Oscar Wilde, Jonathan Swift, Sheridan Le Fanu, Samuel Beckett, John Banville, Maeve Binchy, John Boyne, Maria Edgeworth, Bram Stoker, John Connolly

Italy: Italo Calvino, Dante Alighieri, Giovanni Boccaccio, Dino Buzzati, Carlo Collodi, Umberto Eco, Primo Levi, Niccolò Machiavelli, Luigi Pirandello, Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa

Jamaica: Colin Channer, Nalo Hopkinson, Claude McKay

Japan: Yukio Mishima, Haruki Murakami, Yasunari Kawabata, Ryunosuke AkutagawaKenzaburō Ōe, Ryū Murakami, Kōbō Abe, Murasaki Shikibu, Kazuo Ishiguro, Yasunari Kawabata

Jordan: Norma Khouri

Kenya: Elspeth Huxley

Korea: Sook Nyul Choi (South)

Kyrgyzstan: Chingiz Aitmatov

Laos: Bryan Thao Worra

Latvia: Agate Nesaule

Lebanon:Amin Maalouf

Liberia: Helene Cooper

Libya: Hisham Matar

Lithuania: Jurga Ivanauskaitė, Yaffa Eliach

Malawi: Jack Mapanje

Malaysia: Abdullah Hussain, Rani Manicka, Preeta Samarasan

Mali: Amadou H Bâ, Manthia Diawara

Martinique: Aimé Césaire, Patrick Chamoiseau

Mauritius: Nathacha Appanah


Mandy Beyers (MandyBeyers) | 110 comments Keri Arthur is from Australia.


Carol *Young at Heart Oldie* Nicola Cornick from the the United Kingdom


Amy J. | 427 comments Cassandra Clare was born in Iran.


Alyssa (shyluck13) Courtney Summers was born in Canada. So was Denise Jaden


message 13: by Lisarenee, your friendly neighborhood moderator (new)

Lisarenee | 8187 comments I think I have them all added in, but will try to clean up the postings and add in links to authors during the week or I'd be at it for a good while today.


message 14: by Amy J. (last edited Feb 21, 2011 08:58AM) (new)


Amy J. | 427 comments Sorry, doing the around the world challenge so I keep coming up with more authors.


Iran: Marsha Mehran
Morocco: Muriel Barbery
Turkey:Orhan Pamuk
Syria:Rafik Schami
Ukraine Nikolai Gogol
Sweden:John Ajvide Lindqvist


Aleksandra (spalkiry) | 68 comments Bulgaria -
Viktor Paskov
Alek Popov
Elin Pelin - I guess he should be quite hard to find.
Zahary Karabashliev - although I'm not sure his books were translated in other languages.


Melanie (melaina) | 280 comments Switzerland:
Charles-Ferdinand Ramuz
Joël Dicker (I just realized I was in class with him in Geneva, lol! Now I have to read his book!!)


Sheila (SheilaJ) | 245 comments I just finished a great book by Kristina Ohlsson from Sweden


Anita | 180 comments I have some Authors you can add to Danish Authors.

Karen Blixen Karen Blixen
Jussi Adler Olsen Jussi Adler-Olsen (has written Department Q series, which I know some of them has been released translated to English)

I'll add some more if I come to think of someone :)


Ângelo Silva (angeloup) | 2 comments if you love fantasy books you should really read some Pierre Bottero (France)


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